Wine becomes a feature of our trip as the next day we set off to a nearby winery, the Adega do Cantor — ‘winery of the singer’. The name refers not to some long-gone chanteuse, but to the current owner: Cliff Richard, the Peter Pan of Plonk.
The old crooner bought the place some years ago and it now produces up to 200,000 bottles a year — mostly a drinkable red, but his favourite is the sparkling pink. Sitting among the vines, we pop open a chilled bottle of it to sip in the afternoon sun.
Albufeira is once again amongst the most sought-after destinations by foreign and national tourists for an Easter holiday.
Research by travel website Trivago based on user search numbers, found Albufeira and Lisbon to be the top two most in-demand destinations for an Easter break.
Fiona’s motto, “You don’t have to spend a fortune to look fantastic”, is being expressed directly into her spring line as the seasonal colours such as lavenders, blues, peaches and pinks, greens and reds, coupled with comfortable textures of stretch cottons, linens and jersey will leave anybody looking elegant and sophisticated at very reasonable prices.
Fi-Line Fashions is in Armação de Pêra, by the Fisherman´s Beach and is open Monday to Friday from 10am until 1pm and 3pm until 6pm, and Saturdays 10am until 1pm. The shop is also open on public holidays.
UK flag-carrier British Airways has re-launched a direct flight between London Heathrow and the Algarve more than ten years after it first suspended the service to Faro.
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